lipo-lite-liposuction.jpg Lipolysis is a popular option with people who wish to reshape their bodies and lose weight. There are many devices in the market that offer this service. Now Syneron Medical Ltd. has entered the lipolysis market with the introduction of their new LipoLite device for laser-assisted lipolysis. This device has also received the clearance of the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) of the US for laser-assisted lipolysis and additional dermatological procedures.

Highlights of LipoLite
a. It uses the OptiPulse technology.
b. It optimizes the mechanical breakdown of target tissue and thermal destruction of fat cell membranes.
c. It uses two pulse energy levels and pulse repetition rates.
d. This device breaks and eliminates fat cells through non-selective heating of the adipose tissue.
e. It delivers 1064nm Nd:YAG laser energy through an optical fiber inside a cannula, inserted through a tiny incision to the treatment site.
f. This is a minimally invasive procedure.
g. It involves the use of local anesthetic.
h. It provides lasting results with hardly any downtime.
i. It is a safe and almost painless procedure.
j. It enables physicians to remove fat in body and facial areas that is not possible with traditional liposuction.
k. It is an efficient and compact system that can be easily fitted on to a table top.
l. It can be easily upgraded in the future if the need arises.

Highlights of the FDA clearance
a. The LipoLite system has been cleared by the FDA for dermatological procedures that involve incision, excision, vaporization, ablation and coagulation of soft tissue.
b. It has also been cleared for laser-assisted lipolysis.